Coachademy is an international, Dutch-based startup currently growing in the vibrant Amsterdam's startup environment, previously Accelerated by Technogym, at H-FARM Ventures, the major Italian Incubator located in Venice, Italy.




Coachademy was born with a simple, ambitious mission: to empower people to get the most out of their professional lives. We do this with an app for on-demand mobile Coaching, enabling users to instantly connect with a professional, licensed Coach to ask concrete advice about any everyday challenge. 

We want to support people to achieve all the amazing things they want to do in their everyday lives. We can use technology to improve the accessibility, reach and quality of personalised coaching to improve people's quality of life.





Michelle Franke

Founder & CEO

M.Phil (cum laude). Entrepreneur with experience in the coordination of international projects.

Mauro Fontanari

Founder & Chief Product Officer

Strong UX/UI, visual skills and user/customer sensitivity. Worked for TEDx.


Founder & Chief Scientific Officer

Psychologist and PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience with cross-cultural passion and experience. 


Fullstack Developer

French Software Engineer passionate about innovative Backend, Frontend and Mobile technologies.

Michael Francalanci

Android Developer 

Software Engineer and mobile developer. Love working in team and learn new technologies.


Coach & Content Specialist

Occupational Health Psychologist, content editing specialist and blogger.


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Riccardo Donadon

Entrepeneur and founder of H-FARM, the first private Italian incubator with the aim of transforming innovative ideas into successful startups. 

Prof. dr. Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen

Professor and head of the Centre for eHealth and Wellbeing Research at the University of Twente, a leading research centre for personalised health care.

Timothy O'Connell

Serial entrepreneur with proven ability to quickly understand the needs of the market. Director of the H-FARM Accelerator, and former global marketing director at Technogym.